Tertiary Catalogue

Public Sector, Safety and Defence


Criminal Profiling

Criminal Profiling

Criminal (or Offender) Profiling is an area that’s currently capturing the public imagination once more in TV shows like Mindhunter and Criminal Minds. But what’s the reality behind the hype? This film introduces students to a range of...Show More
Hate Crime in Everyday Life

Hate Crime in Everyday Life

Hate Crime is high profile now. But the cases of violent hate crime we see in the media are just the tip of the iceberg: things like verbal abuse, bullying, threats, and damage to property have become just another part of everyday life for many...Show More
Durkheim and the Functions of Crime

Durkheim and the Functions of Crime

It seems obvious to most people that crime and social order are opposites. But more than a century ago French sociologist, Emile Durkheim, suggested that it wasn't that simple. This film looks at the introduction of Zero Tolerance Policing in New...Show More
Relighting the Streets: A Study of Situational Crime Prevention

Relighting the Streets: A Study of Situational Crime Prevention

Does situational crime prevention actually work, or is crime simply displaced to a neighbouring area? This film tells the story of an experiment in situational crime prevention by the Cambridge Institute of Criminology conducted in...Show More
Crime and Gender: Closing the Gap

Crime and Gender: Closing the Gap

The most consistent finding in the study of crime is the relationship between crime and gender. In almost every country, over 80% of crime is committed by males. But in recent years, the gender gap has been closing: the male crime rate has been...Show More
Migration Case Study: One of Many

Migration Case Study: One of Many

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Refugee crises often eclipse individual experience and become just about the statistics. This video spotlights the case of Maya, a 16 year old refugee of the 2011 Syrian Civil War, and explores the struggles faced by refugees before and after...Show More
When None Give Shelter: Shamima Begum

When None Give Shelter: Shamima Begum

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Lured by cunning recruiting tactics, thousands of people from around the world left their countries to join ISIS. Public resistance to the reintegration of defectors has been strong. This video spotlights the case of Shamima Begum, whose UK...Show More
The Life of Charlie Gard

The Life of Charlie Gard

Perspectives on Citizenship, Diversity, and Identity

Few things are considered more precious than the life of an infant and the protection of life goes to the core of human rights principles. This video spotlights the case of critically ill infant Charlie Gard, in which courts gave rulings based on...Show More
Psychology, Law, Lies and False Memories

Psychology, Law, Lies and False Memories

Insights and Strategies

Eyewitness testimony and its veracity presents problems for juries and judges, according to the University of California's Dr Elizabeth Loftus. She tells Eve Ash that this intersection of psychology and law has revealed that the more confident a...Show More
Lies, Crimes and False Confessions

Lies, Crimes and False Confessions

Insights and Strategies

Eve Ash discusses why people tell lies with the University of Massachusetts Amherst's Professor Robert Feldman, a specialist in psychological and brain sciences. He has studied lying for many years and observes that (1) all people tell lies in...Show More
Living with Lies

Living with Lies

Insights and Strategies

Eve Ash talks to Professor Robert Feldman (University of Massachusetts Amherst) about his research for the book "The Liar in Your Life": He reveals that we all lie at different times, there are many types of lies ranging from the unconscious to...Show More
Love, Lies and Exaggeration

Love, Lies and Exaggeration

Insights and Strategies

People sometimes lie for a reason and will exaggerate to enhance their prestige in the eyes of others. People having secret affairs tell lies; this was the situation for Eve Ash's mother who lied for years about Eve's biological father. Eve's...Show More
Understanding Crime and Upholding Safety

Understanding Crime and Upholding Safety

Insights and Strategies

In this video, retired detective Colin McLaren discusses with Eve Ash how workplaces can be sitting ducks for crimes such as theft, dishonesty and cyberattacks. He advocates ramping up security, investing in the right applications and...Show More
Proactive About Safety and Security

Proactive About Safety and Security

Insights and Strategies

Today's workplaces and taskforces require all the safety and security they can get, former homicide task force leader Colin McLaren tells Eve Ash. Preventing crime at work starts with implementing proactive safety and security policies. It...Show More
Dig Deeper to Get it Right

Dig Deeper to Get it Right

Insights and Strategies

Former homicide task force leader, Colin McLaren explains to Eve Ash how effective researching and interviewing is on par with being a sleuth. Too many people are casual about details. Colin stresses the importance of getting to the source of the...Show More
Asking Questions in an Investigation

Asking Questions in an Investigation

Insights and Strategies

Former homicide task force leader and author Colin McLaren explains to Eve Ash the subtle art of asking investigative questions. A workplace investigator or manager trying to ascertain the truth and resolve a problem needs to visualise their...Show More
How to Manage a Task Force

How to Manage a Task Force

Insights and Strategies

When it comes to organising a taskforce or project team for a complex job or serious problem, Colin McLaren, a former homicide task force leader, tells Eve Ash it essential to recruit the best people with relevant experience, qualifications,...Show More
Gallipoli

Gallipoli

World War I

The Gallipoli campaign was one of the most significant events of World War I for Australian troops. This video introduces the events of the Gallipoli invasion and how the actions of the soldiers there have contributed to the lasting legacy of the...Show More
Australian Experience of World War I

Australian Experience of World War I

World War I

Supporting Great Britain in the Great War meant that Australian troops fought on many battlefields around the globe between 1914 and 1918. This video looks at the theatres of war in which Australian soldiers fought and the conditions they endured...Show More
Australia Goes to War

Australia Goes to War

World War I

As a dominion of the British Empire, it was inevitable for Australia to be drawn into the First World War. This video explores Australian attitudes towards enlistment during WWI and how these changed over the course of the war and highlights the...Show More
Causes of World War I

Causes of World War I

World War I

The First World War was fought on a scale never seen before. This video investigates the many and complex causes of this global conflict. Students will learn about the system of alliances that contributed to the powder keg that was Europe in...Show More
Searching Procedures

Searching Procedures

Public Services

This video is a session on different searching procedures.
Work Experience Case Studies

Work Experience Case Studies

Public Services

This video looks at a selection of public services students talking about how work experience has benefited them and their future job roles.
Drill Commands

Drill Commands

Public Services

This video is a session demonstrating drill commands.
Crimes against People

Crimes against People

Public Services

This video will cover how to identify crimes against people and some of the variations of these crimes.